Shriekfest Film Festival to Screen World Premiere of Granny of the Dead


Shriekfest Film Festival to Screen World Premiere of Granny of the Dead
The annual Los Angeles competition will kick off with an opening night gala October 1

LOS ANGELES (Sept 25, 2015) –  The Shriekfest Film Festival, an international horror/sci-fi film and screenplay competition, has announced its 2015 lineup and is slated to screen the action-packed gore fest Granny of the Dead on Sunday, October 4 at 6:15 p.m., running between two other feature films that day and following two blocks of short films that begin at noon.

The movie, written and directed by Tudley James and executive produced by Sharknado director Anthony C. Ferrante, follows Ed (played by Marcus Carroll), who wakes up one morning to find his sweet grandmother has become one of the walking dead.

Tickets for the film can be found on the Shriekfest website. (
In addition to Granny of the Dead, Shriekfest will screen nine other features throughout the weekend, including the POV zombie horror 6:15 ( , the thrilling The Answer ( , the technological terror of Chatter ( , the world premiere of Hunting ( , the West Coast premiere of the high school-themed horror film Clinger ( , the supernatural-based Interior ( , the sinister story of The Divine Tragedies ( , the L.A. premiere of the tense thriller Landmine Goes Click ( , and the terrifying All I Need ( . Many of the films
will be followed by Q&As with the cast or filmmakers.

The festival will also showcase 35 outstanding and diverse international short films, covering just about every aspect of horror, sci-fi, and fantasy.

The Shriekfest Film Festival runs October 1 – 4, 2015. An opening night party will take place at Boardners/Club Sinister in Hollywood; the rest of the festival will be at the iconic Raleigh Studios on Melrose Ave.

Shriekfest, now in its 15th year, was created in July 2001 by Denise Gossett and has grown into the longest-running and one of the largest horror and sci-fi film festivals in the country. Since its inception, Shriekfest has offered young and upcoming writers, actors, and producers a chance to have their work screened and rated by peers.


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